The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT contracts advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
3G
Rank 4 22 4
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Contract jobs citing 3G 37 3 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 16.37% 1.75% 19.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.57% 7.50% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 10
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£270 - £285
UK excluding London average daily rate £260 £290 £285
% change year-on-year
-10.34% +1.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £27.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -28.00%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
89 40 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Newbury 39.38% 23.39% 39.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 24 28
Average daily rate £290 £175 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.71% -38.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £175 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £430 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £313
% change year-on-year
- +8.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £165.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +1037.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £21.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Daily Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

3G Daily Rate Histogram in Newbury

3G
Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing 3G across the Newbury region.

3G Hourly Rate Trend in Newbury

3G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G.

1 57 (93.44%) 2G
2 54 (88.52%) Telecoms
3 50 (81.97%) 4G
4 21 (34.43%) GSM
5 19 (31.15%) LTE
6 18 (29.51%) Radio Access Network
7 11 (18.03%) Network Planning
7 11 (18.03%) ATM
7 11 (18.03%) Ericsson
8 10 (16.39%) SLA
8 10 (16.39%) RNC
8 10 (16.39%) Actix
9 9 (14.75%) Cramer
9 9 (14.75%) Wireless
10 8 (13.11%) Huawei
10 8 (13.11%) UMTS
10 8 (13.11%) SS7
10 8 (13.11%) SIGTRAN
10 8 (13.11%) NSN NetAct
10 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
10 8 (13.11%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (9.84%) HP
11 6 (9.84%) Network Design
11 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
12 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
12 5 (8.20%) Billing
13 4 (6.56%) WiMAX
13 4 (6.56%) DNS
13 4 (6.56%) CRM
13 4 (6.56%) GPRS

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Newbury region citing 3G also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 57 (93.44%) 2G
2 50 (81.97%) 4G
3 21 (34.43%) GSM
4 19 (31.15%) LTE
5 18 (29.51%) Radio Access Network
6 11 (18.03%) ATM
7 10 (16.39%) RNC
8 9 (14.75%) Wireless
9 8 (13.11%) SIGTRAN
9 8 (13.11%) UMTS
9 8 (13.11%) SS7
10 6 (9.84%) Wireshark
11 5 (8.20%) TCP/IP
12 4 (6.56%) DNS
12 4 (6.56%) GPRS
12 4 (6.56%) WiMAX
12 4 (6.56%) NBAP
12 4 (6.56%) MVNO
13 3 (4.92%) HSPA
13 3 (4.92%) NAS
General
1 54 (88.52%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.20%) Billing
3 3 (4.92%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Integration Engineer
2 10 (16.39%) RAN Engineer
3 9 (14.75%) Tester
4 8 (13.11%) Radio Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Design Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Coordinator
6 3 (4.92%) Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Test Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Mobile Tester
7 2 (3.28%) OSS Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (3.28%) Project Coordinator
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms Engineer
7 2 (3.28%) Field Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Deployment Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Network Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.64%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (1.64%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.64%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.03%) Network Planning
2 8 (13.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 6 (9.84%) Network Design
4 4 (6.56%) CRM
5 3 (4.92%) Service Delivery
5 3 (4.92%) Software Licensing
6 2 (3.28%) Test Scripting
6 2 (3.28%) Network Architecture
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Engineering
7 1 (1.64%) Validation
7 1 (1.64%) Project Management
7 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.64%) Logistics
7 1 (1.64%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.64%) C
1 1 (1.64%) Perl
1 1 (1.64%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) HNC
2 1 (1.64%) HND
2 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.39%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (13.11%) NSN NetAct
1 8 (13.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (18.03%) Ericsson
2 10 (16.39%) Actix
3 9 (14.75%) Cramer
4 8 (13.11%) Huawei
5 6 (9.84%) HP
6 4 (6.56%) Nokia
6 4 (6.56%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
7 2 (3.28%) SAP
7 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.64%) Nortel
8 1 (1.64%) Siemens
8 1 (1.64%) SGI
8 1 (1.64%) NetHawk